Prune Bread Recipe

Prune Bread Recipe
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Prune Bread is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Prune Bread by following this simple & easy recipe.
Prune Bread Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 450 g Wholegrain Rye Flour
  • 150 g Wholegrain Wheat Flour
  • 6 cups Lukewarm Water
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 120 g Prunes
  • 210 g Yeast (crumbled)
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 5 cups Milk
  • Olive Oil (for greasing)

    For Soured Rye Flour Juice:
  • 2 handfuls Wholegrain Rye Flour
  • 6 cups Lukewarm Water
How to make Prune Bread:
  • Preheat oven to 392 °F.
  • Mix rye flour and warm water to make the flour juice in a bowl. Cover and keep aside for 2 days ahead of making bread.
  • Combine yeast and sugar in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Add milk and stir well.
  • Flour a flat surface and place the yeast mixture on it for 20 minutes or until fluffy.
  • Mix rye and wheat flour with salt and prunes.
  • Add the soured juice and yeast mixture. Blend well.
  • Add honey and warm water, blending slowly to make smooth dough. Keep aside covered with cloth in a humid place to puff up.
  • Grease a baking pan with olive oil and little flour. Place the dough in the pan and rub the crust with little water. Keep aside again for 30 minutes to rise.
  • Moist the top again with water and bake for 50-60 minutes. Wet the top with water and bake until dry.
  • Turn over the bread to bake on the other side and bake further for 10-15 minutes or until both sides are brown.